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What is crop production?

Humans use crops in various ways. We use them for consumption, as fodder plants for livestock consumption, fiber plants for ropes and textiles, oil crops for consumption or industrial purposes and ornamental plants for the landscape garden. Also secondary crops are used for various personal and industrial purposes. Crop production includes grains, cotton, tobacco, fruits, vegetables, nuts and plants. Crop production includes all the feed sources that are required to maintain the dairy herd. It also includes the resources inputs used to produce the crops. This page contains latest news and innovations in crop breeding, crop production and crop management.

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  • Northeast crop production lags national trend January 15, 2021 3:45 PM Southeast Farm Press More than 14.2 billion bushels of corn and 4.14 billion bushels of soybeans were produced nationwide in 2020, both up from 2019. So, how did the Northeast do? Well, production was mostly lower in 2020, but there were some bright spots, including New Jersey …
  • Plant Reproduction Finding by University of Kentucky Scientists Could Lead to More Reliable Crop Production January 14, 2021 3:32 PM Newswise Newswise — LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 5, 2021) —Understanding the mechanisms behind successful plant reproduction can lead to more reliable crop production and higher yields. In a recent study, an international group of scientists led by researchers from the …
  • USDA Posts Final Crop Production Figures of 2020 January 13, 2021 12:25 PM Wisconsin Ag Connection USDA Posts Final Crop Production Figures of 2020 USAgNet - 01/13/2021 Increased acreage and higher yields for corn and soybeans allowed both crops to return to more typical production levels, according to the 2020 Crop Production Annual Summary …
  • USDA Releases 2020 Crop Production Totals for Wisconsin January 13, 2021 11:51 AM Wisconsin Ag Connection USDA Releases 2020 Crop Production Totals for Wisconsin Wisconsin Ag Connection - 01/13/2021 The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service has released its final crop production numbers for the past growing season in Wisconsin. The agency …

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